History of the Federal Judiciary


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Chambers, Richard Harvey
Born November 7, 1906, in Danville, IL
Died October 21, 1994

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on April 6, 1954, to a new seat authorized by 68 Stat. 871. Confirmed by the Senate on April 27, 1954, and received commission on April 30, 1954. Served as chief judge, 1959-1976. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1976. Service terminated on October 21, 1994, due to death.

Education:
University of Arizona, A.B., 1929
Stanford Law School, LL.B., 1932

Professional Career:
Private practice, Tucson, Arizona, 1932-1942, 1945-1954
U.S. Army major, Air Corps, 1942-1945
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